French Open banks on AI for players’ online safety
The French tennis open Roland Garros began on Sunday in Paris. But in the time of social media, how can players resist online pressure and preserve their mental health?
Rafael Nadal pulls out of French Open
Rafael Nadal has delivered news that no tennis fan wanted to hear. The King of Clay will miss the French Open after failing to regain full fitness from a hip injury suffered at the Australian Open back in January.
Nick Kyrgios admits to assault, avoids conviction
Nick Kyrgios admits to assaulting ex-girlfriend but avoids a criminal record. Magistrate describes the assault as an act of “stupidity” and “frustration.”
Djokovic wins Australian Open title
Serbian superstar defeated Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas for his 10th trophy in Melbourne, equalling Rafael Nadal's 22 Grand Slam titles.
'Neutral' Sabalenka wins Australian Open
The first tennis grand slam of the year has been won by a Belarusian player, Aryna Sabalenka. But because of the invasion of Ukraine, she was not technically allowed to represent her country.
Djokovic's dad to skip Australian Open finals
Novak Djokovic's father Srdjan said on Friday he would not attend his son's Australian Open semi-final and would instead "watch from home", after a video emerged showing him posing at Melbourne Park with fans holding Russian flags.
Djokovic warned over Russia links
Novak Djokovic has reportedly received a warning from Australian Open officials about the actions of his father. Ukraine's ambassador to Australia has called for Srdjan Djokovic to be banned from the Australian Open, after he posed with ...
Russian flags banned at Australian Open
As the Australian Open heats up, organisers have been forced to ban Russian flags from the venue. It follows the red, white and blue flag being spotted behind fans during a match between a Russian and a Ukrainian. Ukraine’s ambassador to...
Djokovic's emotional return to Australian Open
Tennis star Novak Djokovic said on Saturday he was “emotional coming onto the court” as he returned to the Australian Open, after he was deported by the country in 2022 for not being vaccinated against COVID-19.
Why everything at the U.S Tennis Open costs more this year
Game, set, match: inflation wins the US Open, but fans don't seem to mind the higher costs especially if it means a chance to see Serena Williams. Molly Smith reports for Quicktake.
Unvaccinated Djokovic out of U.S Open
Tennis star Novak Djokovic will miss the U.S. Open after announcing that he won't be able to travel to New York for the tournament without a vaccination.
'Where is Peng Shuai' hits Wimbledon
Four Wimbledon attendees in London have been stopped and searched by security for wearing 'Where is Peng Shuai?' t-shirts. After being questioned and bag checked, the four men were permitted to stay at the tournament as long as they refr...
Tennis punishes Wimbledon for Russia ban
Wimbledon will be stripped of ranking points by sport’s main tours in a move that threatens to reduce Grand Slam to exhibition status, after the tournament banned Russian and Belarusian players from competing.
Djokovic slams Wimbledon ban on Russian, Belarusian players
World number one Novak Djokovic said Wimbledon's decision to ban Russian and Belarusian players over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine is "crazy".
Russia slams Wimbledon ban
Russian and Belarusian tennis players will be sidelined at this year's Wimbledon because of the war in Ukraine. The Kremlin slammed the ban, suggesting Russian athletes were being made 'hostages of certain political prejudice.'
Calls for Russian athletes to be banned from all events
Marta Kostyuk explains to CBC News Moscow correspondent Briar Stewart why she started a campaign to get Russia and Belarus banned from tennis events as a result of the invasion of Ukraine.
Wimbledon bans Russian players
Tennis players from Russia and Belarus will not be allowed to compete at this year's Wimbledon due to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, the Grand Slam's organizers All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) said in a statement on Wednesday.
World's oldest tennis player trapped in Kharkiv
When the world's oldest tennis player took on Rafa Nadal, he said his dreams had come true. Now, the 97-year-old Ukrainian athlete says he is living through his worst nightmare as Russian forces bomb his home city of Kharkiv.
Tennis legend Pat McEnroe questions Peng Shuai 'retraction', safety
Former professional tennis player Patrick McEnroe joined Cheddar to discuss the troubling issues surrounding player Peng Shuai who appeared potentially to have been silenced following her social media post accusing former Vice-Premier Zh...
Peng Shuai says abuse claims were 'misunderstood'
Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai said on Sunday that she had never accused anyone of sexually assaulting her, and that a social media post she had made early last month had been misunderstood. Dhruv Tikekar reports.
IOC says it had 2nd video call with tennis player Peng Shuai
The International Olympic Committee said it held a second video call with Peng Shuai but again didn't release any video or transcript.
Peng Shuai joins a list of high profile names to 'disappear' in China
35-year-old Peng Shuai, a doubles champion at Wimbledon and the French Open, has been at the centre of international concern for the past month. She was not seen for weeks following her allegations on the Twitter-like Weibo platform th...
Peng Shuai appears safe and well in 'staged videos'
Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai appeared at a Beijing tennis tournament Sunday, according to official event photos, after international pressure mounted for information about her wellbeing.
Chinese tennis star says she is safe in call with IOC
Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai had a video call on Sunday with the president of the International Olympic Committee and told him she was safe and well, the IOC said, after Western governments expressed mounting concern for her well-being...
U.N demands proof tennis star Peng Shuai is safe
US tennis star Serena Williams has joined a growing number of people who are concerned about the safety of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai. She has not been seen since she accused a high-ranking Chinese politician of sexually assaulting...
Concerns for China tennis star following assault accusations
China kept silent Monday over growing concern for tennis star Peng Shuai, who has not been heard from since accusing a powerful politician of sexual assault -- the first time the #MeToo movement has struck at the top echelons of the ruli...
China rocked by tennis star's claims against leading politician
Former world No. 1 tennis doubles player Peng Shuai has accused China's former vice premier Zhang Gaoli of forcing her to have sex with him several years ago. She made the allegations in a social media post that was deleted. Lucy Field...